Channel Country Weather
Channel Country Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Thursday A chance of thunderstorms in the east in the morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds S 30 to 45 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Channel Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||32||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 28||37||SSE 26||21|
||17||33||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 27||37||SSE 26||20|
||18||32||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 21||43||SSE 23||25|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.